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'The Blob' overshadows El Nino

El Niño exerted powerful effects around the globe in the last year, eroding California beaches; driving drought in northern South America, Africa and Asia; and bringing record rain to the U.S. Pacific Northwest and southern ...

dateJul 06, 2016 in Environment
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Six reasons habitat matters to fish, and people too

Our oceans and coasts contain a stunning variety of marine habitats—everything from coral reefs to salt marshes, oyster beds to kelp forests. These habitats are essential for maintaining the robust fish populations that ...

dateMay 19, 2016 in Ecology
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Ocean acidification puts NW Dungeness crab at risk

Ocean acidification expected to accompany climate change may slow development and reduce survival of the larval stages of Dungeness crab, a key component of the Northwest marine ecosystem and the largest fishery by revenue ...

dateMay 18, 2016 in Environment
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